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Belatacept Medicare Coverage


Does Medicare cover Nulojix?

100% of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans cover this drug.

How much is my Nulojix co-pay with Medicare?

It depends. Which coverage stage are you in? Click on a tab below…

Donut Hole
Post-Donut Hole
Co-Pay Range
$268 – $1035
In the Deductible co-pay stage, you are responsible for the full cost of your prescriptions. Your Medicare deductible cannot exceed $360 in 2016.
Co-Pay Range
$229 – $1037
In the Typical co-pay stage, your deductible has been satisfied, and Medicare pays the majority of your drug costs.
Co-Pay Range
$411 – $494
In the Donut Hole (also called the Coverage Gap) stage, you’ll pay more for your prescriptions. In 2016, the Donut Hole begins once you’ve spent $3,310 in one year.
Co-Pay Range
$46 – $52
In the Post-Donut Hole (also called Catastrophic Coverage) stage, Medicare will cover most of your drug costs. In 2016, this stage begins once you have spent $4,850.
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Ways to Save on Belatacept

Here are some ways that may lower the cost of your Nulojix prescription.

Patient Assistance Program
Receive your prescription at no charge if you are eligible.

Find Your Belatacept Medicare Co-Pay

Here are average co-pays for some of the most popular Medicare plans. Be sure to add your plan to see your specific co-pay. If a price is shown in red, GoodRx has found discount prices that are lower than your Medicare co-pay.

Average Co-Pay for 12 kits (1 vial) of Nulojix 250mg

Medicare Plan Name Average Co-Pay
AARP MedicareRx Preferred (PDP) $400
AARP MedicareRx Saver Plus (PDP) $252
AARP MedicareRx Walgreens (PDP) $247
Aetna Medicare Rx Saver (PDP) $265
Anthem Blue Cross MedicareRx Plus (PDP) $312
Anthem MediBlue Essential (HMO) $299
Cigna-HealthSpring Preferred (HMO) $288
EnvisionRxPlus (PDP) $249
Express Scripts Medicare - Choice (PDP) $250
Express Scripts Medicare - Value (PDP) $240
First Health Part D Value Plus (PDP) $332
Humana Enhanced (PDP) $308
Humana Preferred Rx Plan (PDP) $233
Humana Walmart Rx Plan (PDP) $233
Kaiser Permanente Medicare Plus Std w/Part D (AB) (Cost) $268
MedicareBlue Rx Standard (PDP) $258
SilverScript Plus (PDP) $334
Symphonix Value Rx (PDP) $252
TexanPlus Classic (HMO) $863
WellCare Classic (PDP) $259
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Belatacept Medicare Formulary Information & Restrictions

Are there any restrictions on coverage?

Some Medicare plans have restrictions on coverage of Nulojix that may include:

Prior Authorization

Most Medicare plans will require you to obtain their authorization before they will provide coverage for this prescription. You’ll need to contact your plan and they may require you to have your health care provider fill out paperwork indicating why you need this prescription. If you do not receive authorization or don’t want to go through this process, you may want to consider using a GoodRx discount instead of Medicare to find the best price for this prescription.

What drug tier is Nulojix typically on?

Tier 5

Medicare plans typically list Nulojix in Tier 5 of their formulary. Tier 5 drugs are usually non-preferred brand-name drugs. Tier 5 drugs cost more than Tier 1, 2, 3 and 4 drugs.

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Medicare prices are provided by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). They are accurate as-of July 2018 and the information may be updated. If you encounter any issues, please let us know.
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